We honor and support our Veterans
"So long as there are Veterans, the Elks will never forget them"
FRONT ROW: Charlie Montanaro, Bruce Robison, Beautrice Chayer, Lynn Brandt, John Delaney, Ken Santor, Sheldon Beigel, Mauguarite Cavin
CENTER ROW: Bill Curry, Edward Tremper, Jerry Edson, Elmer Laren, Patton Burton, Bill Pinto
BACK ROW: Kirt Warren (Exalted Ruler), Robert LeGoy, Jon Yuspa (Honor Flight CEO & Founder), James Climo, Gil Sanchez, Bayne Stevens
World War II, Korean & Vietnam War Veterans Dinner
On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, the Reno Elks Lodge had the honor of hosting 100 guests including World War II, Korean War & Vietnam War Veterans for a planning meeting and dinner. Jon Yuspa, Honor Flight Nevada CEO & Founder, conducted the planning meeting which will take 40 Veterans and their designated travel companions, to the Pearl Harbor Memorial in Hawaii on February 5, 2020. Of the total number of participants, there 18 World War II Veterans and 2 Korean War Veterans. The list of World War II Veterans includes one Veteran who was on the USS Missouri during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941; and one who received the French Medal of Honor for his service in France during World War II.
The Reno Elks Lodge donated the use of the Lodge for the meeting, while Lodge Volunteers prepared and served a complimentary dinner to our honored guests.